Product Development Manager - Furniture

Location
England, Kent
Salary
£34000 - £36000 per annum + pension
Posted
24 Aug 2018
Closes
21 Sep 2018
Ref
V03656
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture
Job Functions
Design Management, Designer

This company manufacture furniture designed to enhance challenging environments from high-traffic footfall areas such as receptions and waiting rooms to high security buildings such as psychiatric units or prisons.

They are current recruiting for a Product Development Manager that can project manage the delivery of new products to enhance the Companys product range which included upholstered furniture.

Objectives and requirements:

  • Keeping projects on track and on schedule using strong project management skills
  • Maintaining relations with suppliers and prototype providers which will need clear and concise communication skills
  • Liaising with QC to ensure that the products developed conform to the required quality standards
  • Regular contact with customers to retain an in depth knowledge of needs and desires
  • Achieving efficient working and meeting agreed launch deadlines for new products
  • Creating manufacturing / engineering drawings using AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Handling suppliers so previous experience will be needed
  • There will be some travel abroad when required

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